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Welcome to the University of Zuerich


  • Incubator for Ideas

    Students and researchers are learning in transdisciplinary teams to develop joint solutions to problems through challenge-based innovation.

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Shaping the Future

Seven faculties, over 150 departments and more than 200 study programs: benefit from the interdisciplinary and pioneering spirit of Switzerland’s largest university.
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Education at the Cutting-Edge

The teaching at UZH is varied, dynamic and high quality, designed to meet the needs of a rapidly changing society with innovation and creativity.
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Research Excellence

Imagination, daring, patience and determination are vital to shed light on scientific unknowns and make breakthrough discoveries. For this, freedom and space to reflect and question are required.
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Exhilarating Variety

UZH encompasses a huge breadth of differing but mutually stimulating perspectives, ways of thinking and academic milieus. Our knowledge and findings are made to be shared: let yourself be inspired.
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Current Events

Lectures, guided tours, panel discussions – find out what our researchers are working on in our public events.


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Science and Nature Festival

At the Science and Nature Festival on the Irchel campus, research stands, guided tours, workshops and experiments let you dive into the world of natural sciences.
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Public Lecture Series

"Sustainability Now!", "Digital Religions", or "Human Reproduction": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the spring semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 30 May.
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Breaking Down Barriers Together

The new annual report highlights UZH's interdisciplinary and international networking in teaching and research.


  • Today
    18:00 Uhr
    Faszinierende Tümmler – Ein Tag in der Delfinforschung: Vortrag
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    ABGESAGT! Abschlusspodium mit Entscheidungsträger:innen aus Medizin, Religion und Politik
  • Today
    18:30 Uhr
    Can we Prevent War and Achieve Sustainable Peace through Common Security and International Law
  • Sun, 2.6.
    11:30 Uhr
    Sonntagsführung: Einheimische Wildtiere
  • Sun, 2.6.
    14:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, aus klein wird riesig
  • Sun, 2.6.
    15:00 Uhr
    Familien-Workshops: Dinosaurier – damals und heute, aus klein wird riesig
  • Thu, 6.6.
    18:00 Uhr
    Pflanzen für die Schönheit: Öle, Düfte, Farben
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Planning to Join Us from Abroad?

The University of Zurich is home to students and staff from over 120 countries. Find out more about our diverse and inspiring learning, research and working environment.
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UZH Condemns Events in the Middle East Conflict

We observe the developments in the Middle East with great concern and call on all parties involved to respect international humanitarian law, particularly the duty to protect civilians.
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Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.